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Writer’s Kit: 3 Things to Keep You Going When the “Shiny” Wears Off


We’re getting ready for Camp NaNoWriMo this April! What’s in your writer’s toolkit? Today, Shantea Gauthier, author and NaNoWriMo participant tells us her essential writer’s tools:


I have a confession to make. I have written more than seven rough drafts using a NaNo-style rapid-fire harsh deadline. During that time, I realized that there are three things that really keep you going once the “shiny” wears off a week into your masterpiece. Those things are, in no particular order: ergonomics, an interval timer, and rewards. Trust me.

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